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Catching Up With ... Adia Barnes

STORM.WNBA.COM has been busy trading e-mail with several Storm players to find out how they’re spending their off-season, what they miss about Seattle, and other interesting facts you probably didn’t know. You know these players for their excellent play on the court, now find out a little more about them off the court. Today’s player is forward Adia Barnes, who is in her native San Diego, though she’ll be back in Seattle next week to work with the Adia Barnes Foundation.


Adia misses you, Storm fans!
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What is your offseason schedule like right now?
Rehab, rehab and more rehab. I rehab five days a week.

What movie is in your VCR /DVD player right now?
The movie currently in my DVD player is The Italian Job. I rented it the other day.

What CD is in your CD player?
Jay-Z.

Last good book you read?
The Alchemist. it was an awesome book that a special friend gave me.

What kind of car are you driving?
A Cadillac Escalade.

What kind of car would you drive if you could choose any car?
If I had my choice of any car, it would be a SL 600 convertible.

What do you miss most about Seattle?
The only thing that I miss about Seattle is THE STORM FANS!!

What do you want for Christmas?
One of the things on my list is a Powerbook laptop.

What was your favorite Christmas present when you were young?
When I was young I never had a favorite Christmas present. I loved all of my presents! Why is it the older you get the less presents that you get? I am still young at heart!

When was the last time you went shopping?
The last time that I went shopping was two weeks ago. After that episode I told myself that I would not go for a while. Once in a while I get out of control!

What is the most money you’ve ever spent on shoes?
The most money that I have spent on shoes was around $1,000.00.

How much time do you spend on the Internet in a week?
I only spend about three to four hours on the Internet per week.

What’s your favorite vacation spot?
My favorite vacation spot is Maui.

Favorite road city in the WNBA?
My favorite city to play in is New York.

Favorite Animal?
My favorite animals are dolphins and chimpanzees.

What's your holiday greeting for Storm fans?
Hey Storm fans, I want to wish you Happy Holidays and let you know that you are the best fans in the WNBA! I hope that you are as excited as me for next season because we are going to come back strong!